15 days in Cuba Itinerary

15 days in Cuba Itinerary

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Fly
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Havana
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Vinales
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Varadero
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Cayo Largo
— 3 nights
Bus
5
Trinidad
— 1 night
Drive
6
Cayo Guillermo
— 2 nights
Bus to Iberostar Mojito, Fly to London Heathrow

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Havana

Rome of the Caribbean

Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Malecón of Havana, contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana, don't miss a visit to El Capitolio, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Havana travel route site.

London, UK to Havana is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Cuba Standard Time (CST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in May, things will get warmer in Havana: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

2
nights
Vinales

Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Vinales, Head underground at Palenque de los Cimarrones, and then head off the coast to Cayo Levisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Santo Tomas, and then don't miss a visit to La Catedral de Pinar del Rio (Catedral de San Rosendo).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vinales online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Havana to Vinales takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Varadero.

Things to do in Vinales

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
Varadero

One of the largest resort towns in the Caribbean, Varadero boasts a 20 km (12 mi) long stretch of sand, lined with hotels and all-inclusive resorts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Varadero Beach, then stroll around Josone Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cueva de Saturno, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Bellamar. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Pharmaceutical Museum, meet some fierce fish with Club ScubAzul, and then meet the residents at Delfinario.

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Drive from Vinales to Varadero in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Varadero, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Cayo Largo.

Things to do in Varadero

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

3
nights
Cayo Largo

The stress of modern life feels a million miles away when you holiday on Cayo Largo, a small and unspoiled resort island off the coast of Cuba.
On the 10th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Playa Paraiso. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sirena Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at El Torreon Nursery, stroll through Punta Mal Tiempo, and head off the coast to Cayo Rico.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cayo Largo online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Varadero to Cayo Largo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Cayo Largo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cayo Largo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

1
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Trinidad

Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Topes de Collantes, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie D'Art Calleyro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ancon Beach, then see the interesting displays at Romance Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Trinidad trip app.

Traveling by bus from Cayo Largo to Trinidad takes 4.5 hours. May in Trinidad sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cayo Guillermo.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

2
nights
Cayo Guillermo

A kay of the Jardines del Rey archipelago, Cayo Guillermo has become a popular international tourist destination, buoyed by the construction of luxury all inclusive resorts that dot the paradisal island.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Cayo Media Luna, then kick back and relax at Playa Pilar, and then kick back and relax at Cayo Guillermo.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cayo Guillermo vacation builder.

Drive from Trinidad to Cayo Guillermo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, daytime highs in Cayo Guillermo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cayo Guillermo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Cuba travel guide

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Beaches · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
The largest island in the Caribbean, Cuba lies just 140 km (90 mi) south of Florida and captivates a growing number of Western visitors with its tropical landscapes and cultural attractions. Sightseeing in Cuba inevitably begins in Havana, a city of photogenic architecture, lively nightlife, and a passion for baseball. The country's smaller colonial towns usually feature central squares, ideal places to meet the locals under wrought-iron street lamps. Savvy visitors escape the cities during their Cuba holidays, devoting plenty of time to the country's charming countryside, where you can get the feel for this diverse land by conversing with friendly tobacco farmers and small-scale fruit producers.